Business Resources

Current News, Events, and Press Releases

Business Credits Power of Possibilities Competition for Successful Startup
In addition to building a solid foundation for the business plan, Bowers and Beckman received key support and mentoring throughout the competition which proved to be the most vital asset.
Employer Registration Now Open for Job Fair
Garrett College invites area businesses to participate in the upcoming Garrett County Job Fair slated for Wednesday, April 24, 2019, from 1:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Garrett College CARC gymnasium.
"Stepping up to Supervisor" Course to be Held at Garrett College
A "Stepping up to Supervisor" course will be held at Garrett College. Understand your role as a coach, explore your coaching dynamics, understand your team, and learn to communicate more effectively.
Power of Possibilities' Business Plan Competition Classes Begin February 26th
Have you ever thought about owning your business? Not quite sure where to start? If so, the Power of Possibilities' Business Plan Writing Series and Competition is for you!
Western MD SBDC Post Job Opening for Small Business Consultant for Garrett County
The Western Maryland Small Business Development Center is seeking applications for the position of Small Business Consultant for Garrett County. The application deadline is January 21, 2019.
MD PTAC at UMD Receives Funding for SBA HUBZone Training Initiative
MDPTAC will collaborate with resource partners to conduct a comprehensive, statewide HUBZone training event for businesses and government agencies.
SBA and VA Join Forces to Advance Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Veterans
SBA Administrator Linda McMahon and U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie today announced a new partnership dedicated to supporting Veteran small businesses.
Small Business Credit Survey
The MD SBDC Western Region is partnering with the Federal Reserve to conduct a Small Business Credit Survey for both pre-start & existing businesses.
MD Commerce Releases Guide to Financial Incentives for Businesses
This new guide provides information on tax credits and other incentives available to Maryland businesses.
Tri-State "Speed" Lending Event Scheduled
Business owners and lenders are invited to attend a "speed" lending event. Businesses will have 4 minutes with lenders in a speed dating format to discuss their funding needs for startup or growth.
MD's Office of Small Business Regulatory Assistance is There to Help
Maryland's Office of Small Business Regulatory Assistance (OSBRA) helps Maryland business owners find timely and effective solutions to issues, so they can go about running their companies.
Maximize Your MBE Directory Listing
If your firm is certified as a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), chances are high that your directory listing isn't attracting much attention. And the reason will probably surprise you.
Maryland's FY 2019 Procurement Forecast Available Online
The State of Maryland's Procurement Forecast for Fiscal Year 2019 is now available on the Governor's Office of Small, Minority & Women Business Affairs website.
ExporTech is Coming to Annapolis!
ExporTech, an export education program run annually by the Baltimore U.S. Export Assistance Center, the MD Department of Commerce, and the MD-DC District Export Council, is coming to Annapolis.
"A Basic Guide to Exporting -11th Edition" Now Available
For more than 70 years, the U..S. Commercial Service's A Basic Guide to Exporting has given companies the information they need to establish and grow their business in international markets.